Wilmington convention center group names general manager

Reported by Scott Saxton email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The operating group of the new convention center in Wilmington has selected its leader.

Susan Eaton will be the general manager for the convention center, which is expected to open in downtown next year.  Eaton has 24 years experience in operating centers in places like Knoxville, Tennessee, Chicago and Miami Beach.

Eaton already works for SMG, the operators of the convention center.

Eaton will be working out of the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce until the convention center is complete next fall.

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